China’s missiles in the South China Sea puts the United States and Australia in a difficult position

China’s missiles in the South China Sea puts the United States and Australia in a difficult position

Posted May 05, 2018 05:03:41 Photo: China’s missiles in the Spratly Islands show Beijing is intent on controlling the South China Sea. (China Ministry of National Defence) China’s deployment of missiles to the disputed Spratly Islands shows Beijing is serious about exerting long-term domination and control over the South China …

Borrowers may find it difficult refinancing loans as credit tightens: RBA

Borrowers may find it difficult refinancing loans as credit tightens: RBA

Updated May 04, 2018 15:38:02 Tighter lending standards are likely to make it more difficult for property investors to extend the life of their interest-only loans and leave some borrowers exposed to surging repayments, the Reserve Bank has warned. The RBA says the recent stance by the Australian Securities & …

Malaysia election: Artist fights back against Najib Razak’s attempts to make life difficult for opponents

Malaysia election: Artist fights back against Najib Razak’s attempts to make life difficult for opponents

Updated April 30, 2018 09:34:27 Related Story: ‘He’s a monster’: Former Malaysian leader slams PM Najib Razak Graphic artist Fahmi Reza moves warily through Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown. Key points: Malaysian general election will be held on May 9 New laws can make it illegal to be critical of the Government …

Pioneer Lodge aged care facility: Internal memo reveals difficult residents left unfed

Pioneer Lodge aged care facility: Internal memo reveals difficult residents left unfed

By the Investigative Unit’s Anne Connolly Posted April 04, 2018 20:04:59 Photo: Blue Care’s Pioneer Lodge in Bundaberg failed to meet many of its required standards. (ABC News) Related Story: Aged care home fails inspection two months before septicaemia death Related Story: My husband suffered in a nursing home. Here’s …

Richmond passes a difficult Carlton test at the MCG, but the opener shows the hunt is on to bring down the Tigers

Richmond passes a difficult Carlton test at the MCG, but the opener shows the hunt is on to bring down the Tigers

Updated March 22, 2018 23:57:32 Photo: Jack Riewoldt kicked four goals for Richmond as the Tigers earned a 26-point win over Carlton. (AAP: Julian Smith) If Richmond had any illusions that the campaign to win a second flag in as many years would be harder to win than the first, …